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Transcript of Rosa Park
Rosa Park's Early life
Rosa was born in Tuskegee, Alabama on February 4, 1913
After Rosa's parents separated Rosa's mother moved the family to Pine Level, Alabama.
Rosa attended a segregated schools in Montgomery at the age of 11: The Industrial School for girls.
Rosa went to the Alabama State Teachers College for Negroes.
Rosa Louise Parks
Rosa Parks was known for being a Civil rights Activist.
Her maiden name was McCauley.
Her full name is Rosa Louise McCauley Parks
She died on October 24, 2005 at the age of 92
Rosa's achievement was when she refused to give up her seat to a white passenger.
She received the highest award in the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
"Rosa Parks." Biography.com February, 2014. <http://www.biography.com/people/rosa-parks-9433715>.
[Chanhassen, Minn.] : Child's World, c2000.
" At the time I was arrested, I had no idea it would turn into this. It was just a day like any other idea. The only thing that made it significant was that the masses of the people joined in."
"People always say that I didn't give up my seat because I was tired...the only tired I was was tired of giving in."